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Guide to iMovie on the iPad

Guide to iMovie on the iPad | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
I have updated my guide for iMovie on the iPad. iMovie on the iPad is in many ways a significantly better application than its much larger cousin on the Apple Mac.

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Having used iMovie for iPad, it's a really quick video content creator, much faster than iMovie on a Mac. Easy to learn and create. Kids will love it!

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This article explains a comparison of iMovie on the iPad and on the Mac Book. Later to discover that iMovie is better on iPad, it also discusses the application of the iMovie and how its being used on both devices.

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Subject: Digital Technologies 

 

Year Level: Years F-2

 

Strand: Digital Technologies Processes and Production Skills

 

Content Descriptor:  Work with others to create and organise ideas and information using information systems, and share these with known people in safe online environments

 

Elaborations: Participate in safe online environments, for example sharing ideas and information through intranets, messaging only to people they know, bookmarked websites and moderated online spaces

 

Using different types of data to create information for sharing online, for example creating a multimedia class profile that includes a photo of each student, a personal audio recording and a written message

 

Planning and creating text, drawings and sound files to share online, for example jointly creating a photo story to illustrate a fable or fairy-tale from the Asia region or a local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community story

 

Cross curriculum priorities and general capabilities:

 

*Personal and Social capability - making responsible decisions

 

*Ethical understanding - Students develop the capacity to understand and apply ethical and socially responsible principles when collaborating with others and creating, sharing and using technologies –materials, data, processes, tools and equipment. 

 

Differentiation

Teachers can monitor access and how student use the app. 

 

Examples of using this in the classroom:

 

This app is a child friendly layout version of iMovie. The app itself is perfect for the classroom as children can learn quickly how to navigate around and use the app confidently. Possible the best feature for the use in classrooms is the in built trailers!

 

The app allows you to create 12 different Hollywood style trailers all with different styles. You can customise film studio logos, cast names and credits , add and adjust videos and photos and add existing content from your library, or record new footage straight into your trailer.  

 

Both storytelling techniques and persuasion can easily be covered using this app. Trailers for reading books, class stories or even using the trailers as planning for a written story. It really can be used to get the creative juices going within Literacy.  

 

This app is perfect for planning and creating text, drawings and sound files to share online, for example jointly creating a photo story to illustrate a fable or fairy-tale. Students will be able to work with others to create and organise ideas and information using information systems, and share these with known people in safe online environments. 

 

John Larkin. (n.d.). Retrieved May 21, 2015, from http://www.larkin.net.au/blog/2013/03/16/guide-to-imovie-on-the-ipad/

 

Andrew Sparks's curator insight, April 28, 2015 9:26 PM

imovie is good for people who are partial to using an ipad.  There are several other good moviemaker programs but most of them are limited to computers and not tablets

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The Best Outdoor Activity Apps for Kids

The Best Outdoor Activity Apps for Kids | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
If your kids spend more time than you’d like on smartphones and tablets then why not take advantage of their love of technology and introduce them to some apps that will help them spend more time outdoors. 

There are loads of apps that can help kids have more outdoor adventures. We’ve picked a few of our favourites.

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How to Read an iBook with Interactive Multimedia

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Some iBooks in the Apple iBooks store include multimedia elements you can interact with, such as movies, diagrams, presentations, galleries, 3D objects, and more. But when you stumble across one of these multimedia iBooks, how do you navigate it?
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The 25 best hidden features and tricks in your iPhone's latest update - Business Insider

The 25 best hidden features and tricks in your iPhone's latest update - Business Insider | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
There are a lot of changes in iOS 10, Apple's latest software update for the iPhone and iPad.

We've already shown you the biggest changes, like the new Messages app and improvements to the lockscreen. But there are plenty of smaller, more hidden features and tricks you probably don't know about.

For instance, did you know that Apple Music can show you song lyrics in iOS 10? Or that Apple Maps can remember where you parked your car?

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WeAreTeachers: 60 Apps to Teach STEAM in the Classroom

WeAreTeachers: 60 Apps to Teach STEAM in the Classroom | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
pairing—as kids drag, draw and create they learn more about technology and the world around them. That's why we've gathered 60 of our favorite apps for teaching STEAM in the classroom, with recommendations for every grade level. Read on to get our list!

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GwynethJones's curator insight, September 3, 8:24 PM

Great list - so, so graphics - too much like Comic Sans!

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How to Take Good Pictures With Your Phone: 17 Tips & Tricks to Try via GDC 

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Lindsay Kolowich shares these 17 great tips for taking some really awesome pictures with your phone in this Hubspot article.

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The 2016 Honor Roll: EdTech’s Must-Read K-12 IT Blogs

The 2016 Honor Roll: EdTech’s Must-Read K-12 IT Blogs | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Looking for direction in the ever-expanding world of education technology?

You don't have to look hard to find education bloggers. But who are the true trend setters? EdTech is proud to spotlight some of the education industry’s most influential thought-leaders in our latest crop of the top K-12 IT bloggers.

These 50 blogs include veterans from years past, fresh picks from our editorial staff and nominations from our readers. This year, we've tried something new — dividing each blog into one of four categories to focus on where the bloggers’ expertise lies.

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Social learning: the revolution in eLearning

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How can an age-old learning strategy, like social learning, make your eLearning course pop? Read this article and find out the benefits of social learning!

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eLearners network, share, collaborate, and exchange ideas...the power of informal learning in a formal environment!
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Should I Download That App? A Ten Question Checklist for Choosing Tools Worth Your—and Your Students'—Time (EdSurge News)

Should I Download That App? A Ten Question Checklist for Choosing Tools Worth Your—and Your Students'—Time (EdSurge News) | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Many educators are playing the student engagement game. They wonder, “How can I get my students excited to learn? How can I ensure they will not get distracted easily?” Since tablets, Chromebooks, and smartphones have become commonplace in classrooms, the easy answer is to find a new shiny tech tool
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Apple Launched A New Educational App for Teachers Called Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Best drawing apps for iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

Best drawing apps for iPad Pro and Apple Pencil | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Even if you've never had an art background, the iPad Pro and Pencil make it pretty easy to start sketching.
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Exploring Geometry by Coding With @gosphero & @tickleapp

Exploring Geometry by Coding With @gosphero & @tickleapp | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
In this activity students will move the Sphero ball across a grid system, while describing, using math terms, the movement and location by coding the sequence.

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There's a Maker Faire in That iPad! 10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps - Getting Smart

There's a Maker Faire in That iPad! 10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps - Getting Smart | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
These days, the word “maker” can be interchanged for “constructivist” and the Maker Movement is really starting to sweep the country.

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Vera Weber's curator insight, October 26, 2015 6:43 PM

These are wonderful suggestions for engaging students with iPads that offer opportunities to create in a multitude of intelligences..

Allan Tsuda's curator insight, October 26, 2015 7:37 PM

Great resource list to have.

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J'aime bien la variété des sources.

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Some Great Apps to Turn your iPad Into An Interactive Whiteboard ~ EdTech and MLearning

Some Great Apps to Turn your iPad Into An Interactive Whiteboard ~ EdTech and MLearning | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Visual whiteboarding is a great way to enhance the intelligibility of your teachable content in class. You can use it to add explicative strength to your lessons and boost students understanding. Visual whiteboarding consists of creating interactive visual representations of data with the help of things such as drawings, sketches, charts, shapes, diagrams…etc. In the collection below, we have curated for you some of the best iPad and Android apps that will enable you to turn your tablet into an interactive whiteboard. Check then out and share with us if you have other suggestions to add to the list. Enjoy

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Book Creator for iPad is 50% Off This Week

Book Creator for iPad is 50% Off This Week | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
The popular Book Creator iPad app turns five years old this week. To celebrate its birthday the developers are discounting the app by 50% all week (September 19 – September 25, 2016). The discount even applies to those using the volume purchasing program.

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Don’t Leave Learning Up to Chance: Framing and Reflection - MindShift - @Kschwart @JackieGerstein

Don’t Leave Learning Up to Chance: Framing and Reflection - MindShift - @Kschwart @JackieGerstein | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Jackie Gerstein is an experienced educator who has been working as a classroom teacher and pre-service teacher trainer for years. With a background in experiential learning, Gerstein is excited about current trends in education that have more people excited to try project-based learning, maker education and other approaches that let students get hands-on with their learning.

She hopes all the excitement turns into robust, meaningful change in how mainstream teachers educate. To do that, she says it’s crucial that teachers not only focus on the materials and tools of a maker activity, but also carefully frame it and reflect upon it to make sure learning happens.

“If we don’t create a process of reflecting and framing them, then we are leaving learning up to chance,” Gerstein said on a panel about makerspaces hosted at the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) conference.

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10 Must Have iPad Apps for Elementary Teachers - EdTech &mLearning 

10 Must Have iPad Apps for Elementary Teachers - EdTech &mLearning  | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
iPad provides great learning opportunities for students and when it comes to young learners possibilities are endless. iTunes app store is teeming with all kinds of apps with great educational potential for kids and young learners. However, sifting through the piles there can be time consuming. This is where collections such as the one below come in handy. This is basically a selection of some essential iPad apps you can use with you elementary students to enhance their learning and keep them engaged. We included apps covering different themes from doodling and drawing to creating animated videos and clips. We invite you to check them out and share with us your feedback. Enj

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Photo App Promotes Creative Learning Across Disciplines | Tech Learning

Photo App Promotes Creative Learning Across Disciplines | Tech Learning | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators. Site contains a Software Reviews Database, articles from Technology & Learning Magazine, articles from Educators in Educators' eZine, Event and Contest listings, Reader suggested Web sites, and weekly news updates on education technology leaders." />

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Periodic table of #STEAM iPad apps

Periodic table of #STEAM iPad apps | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
First things first. As I started in my last periodic table post, it’s never just about the apps. End of. That said being guided around tried and tested apps from the classroom can be really h…
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A Handy Poster Featuring 10 Essential iPad Activities for Teachers

A Handy Poster Featuring 10 Essential iPad Activities for Teachers | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

"Below is a handy poster we have been working on over the last few days. The poster features what we think are basic and essential activities every teacher using iPad in their classroom should be able to do.  For each of these activities (you can also consider them skills) we provided three apps to help you carry out the related activity. Apps selection is based on our previous reviews of hundreds of educational iPad apps.  We invite you to have a look and share with us your feedback."

 

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How to Save Webpages to iBooks as PDF on iPhone & iPad for Offline Access

How to Save Webpages to iBooks as PDF on iPhone & iPad for Offline Access | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
You can easily save any webpage to iBooks as a PDF file for later reading on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch by using a new feature built into the action sheet of iOS. This ability will create a PDF of the active web page and store it in iBooks in iOS, available for quick later access or offline viewing.

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10 tips for getting started with iMovie for iOS

10 tips for getting started with iMovie for iOS | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Splice together your iPhone & iPad videos with slick-looking transitions, add titles, lay down custom soundtracks, and more.
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7 of The Best iPad Augmented Reality Apps for Teachers via @Medkh9

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Paperless classroom app Showbie now optimized for iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

Paperless classroom app Showbie now optimized for iPad Pro and Apple Pencil | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

Showbie is an app for assigning, collecting and reviewing work in your iPad classroom.


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(9) of the most useful Safari shortcuts on the iPad - iPadInsight

(9) of the most useful Safari shortcuts on the  iPad - iPadInsight | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Who doesn’t love a great shortcut?  If there’s an easier way to accomplish a task on my iPad or iPhone, I’m all for it. One of the apps I use the most on my iPad is Safari. From browsing the internet, to blogging on iPad Insight, to managing my finances, Safari on the iPad is a workhorse for me. There are many shortcuts that make your experience on Safari more enjoyable and easier to navigate., While some of these shortcuts might be known to many of us, hopefully you will find a few in this list that haven’t previously known.

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Getting Started With Periscope In The Classroom - TeachThought

Getting Started With Periscope In The Classroom - TeachThought | iPad Learning Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
One of the more exciting apps that has recently made it’s way onto the social media scene is Periscope. Periscope is a live, interactive video streaming  app which allows users to broadcast media and footage while their followers engage in their content at the same time. When used in the classroom, students are able to connect with the world in real-time and interact with any of the content that is made available to them.

One of the ways Periscope can be used to enhance a lesson or unit is with a teacher-directed Periscope. Inviting students to interact in this way now allows for personalizing what is needed from each individual at that very moment. When creating content with a screencast program, teachers must already anticipate the needs of their class. With Periscope, teachers can broadcast content live to their students with the ability to tailor the video on the spot in response to student questions and conversations. Flipping a lesson, re-teaching a strategy, or communicating classroom information all in real-time now gives the teacher the power to easily personalize instruction through the interactivity of this app. Students on the other hand, now have the power to pick the path of their own learning.

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Barbara Goebel's curator insight, January 23, 11:13 AM

A teacher-directed Periscope broadcast, teamed with Screencasting in the classroom, sounds like a fantastic tool for middle school students. I'll have to check out permissions, but this is definitely a strategy I'll develop.

Lars Thim's curator insight, January 25, 7:11 AM

Väldigt bra möjlighet för att jobba mer medialt. Tyvärr har appen använts på ett helt annat sätt bland eleverna i skolan. Vi kan inte förbjuda men vi kan hjälpa rätt.